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Issue #128: The Fear that People Think You’re Faking Your Illness & Things a Doctor-Patient Want You to Know

Issue #128: The Fear that People Think You’re Faking Your Illness & Things a Doctor-Patient Want You to Know | A Chronic Voice

Friday, 21 September 2018. Issue #128.

In this issue: The ironic upside of living in a country that’s strict with drug laws like Singapore. A common fear that people might think we’re faking our illness, just because we can still get stuff done on the good days. Things a doctor who’s also a patient want people to know. The realisation that there’s more than one way to live life, and that there’s no such thing as perfect. When your body is shutting down, yet not even the ER doctors know what’s wrong. An exploration of what’s ‘normal’ in various cities and societies (come share about yours!). When you live with so many medical problems, that it’d be best to reboot you if you were a computer. The struggle to find the right answers with a traumatic brain injury. Hurricane preparation tips, as someone with chronic illnesses who’s on lots of medications. Some dating tips from a spoonie who’s been there.

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2 comments

  • Thank you so much for raising awareness of unseen illnesses! You do amazing work! We need more people like you. You really are a fantastic writer! 😊🌸xxxx

    • Thanks Ruth! As I mentioned to someone else, I can only afford to do this because I’m currently not working full time, and have no friends left LOL. Ahem. Anyway, thanks for your support, and keep writing, I love your sense of humour!

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